Fighting COVID-19 with Convalescent Plasma Therapy

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Convalescent Plasma therapy, which uses anti-body rich plasma from a donor to help an infected patient recover from an illness, has been around for 100 years. Now, Baptist Health South Florida and other leading healthcare systems are having success using it to fight COVID-19.

Host Jonathan Fialkow, M.D. is joined by Samer Fahmy, M.D., chief medical officer at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, to talk about this promising treatment and answer questions about coronavirus tests on this episode of Baptist HealthTalk.

To learn more about coronavirus, including convalescent plasma donation information, please visit


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